Baklava Recipe

  • 1 pound filo pastry
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)
  • 1 cup crushed walnuts or other nuts (cashews and almonds work well)
  • whole cloves
Container: long baking pan
1 hr
20 mins
1.5 hrs
  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Mix the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Add the crushed nuts and set aside.
  • Grease a baking pan that is long enough for the filo pastry to be laid flat.
  • Take five sheets of filo and set in the bottom of the pan. Brush each layer with butter.
  • After placing the five layers in the bottom, take a handful or two of the filling (sugar/nuts) and place a layer of it on top of the filo.
  • Take two more sheets and place on top, buttering each sheet.
  • Continue placing two sheets of buttered filo and filling. The top layer of the baklava should have five sheets of buttered filo, just like the bottom layer.
  • Place a whole clove in each piece for flavor.
  • Place the baklava in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes or until the melted butter solidifies.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven; slice the pieces, remembering to keep the clove near the center of each piece.
  • Drizzle honey (to taste) on the top.

    Note: As an alternative to the honey, you can drizzle on a syrup made from boiling water, sugar, and stick cinnamon.
Similar Recipes
Blueberry Cream Cheese Dessert
blueberry pie filling
cream cheese
Graham Cracker Bars
Rating of 3 out of 5.0 stars
graham cracker crumbs
minature marshmallows
Chocolate Caramel Bars
18 1/4 ounce box of German chocolate cake mix
chocolate chips
chopped nuts

Baklava Recipe Reviews

There currently aren't any reviews or comments for this recipe. Be the first!
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is strictly prohibited.
© Copyright 2015 Tecstra Systems, All Rights Reserved,